December 13, 2018

Primary Source Learning: Civil War

Civil War photograph lessons & activitiesThe Mathew Brady Bunch New Technologies and New Uses Using Sources: Civil War Photography Technology & Tricks What Do You See?Civil War Photojournalism: A Record of WarThe Civil War Through a Child’s EyeTeaching Now: Integrating Literacy, History & GeographyTeaching Now: Using Primary Sources with 21st-Century LearnersCollection Connections teaching strategies & activitiesAbraham Lincoln Papers … [Read more...]

Featured Source: Jeff Davis Reaping the Harvest

What is the mood of this image? What symbols and other details in the engraving contribute to the overall mood it evokes?Now review the bibliographic record for this image. Describe what you learned and explain how that affects your "reading" of this source.Do a bit of research to learn more about the person featured in this image. Then write a short poem with words that mimic the mood of the poem. Use this list of tone and mood words to help you.What other observations, reflections … [Read more...]